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Posted on August 20, 2018

Post 16 Exam Success at The Harefield Academy!

Congratulations to Harefield's Sixth Form students on their fantastic exam successes! Their hard work has resulted in huge improvements in outcomes seeing the proportion of students achieving grades A*-C rise from 58% in 2017 to 74% this summer.   Th...

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Posted on August 20, 2018

A-Level Results Day Celebrations at Francis Combe Academy!

Sixth Form students at Francis Combe Academy were excited to receive their results and to begin their next adventure.  The Sixth Form continues to see the majority of its students accepted onto university courses. The academy is proud to announce tha...

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Posted on August 20, 2018

Celebrating Success at Watford UTC!

Year 13 students at Watford UTC picked up their results and we are proud to announce that they are off to a range of different destinations at universities, apprenticeships and employment. Also proud to announce a 99% pass rate with nearly 2/3 of the...

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Posted on August 20, 2018

A Level Success at Hertswood Academy!

Congratulations to all Hertswood students and staff for their exceptional hard work in making this happen and as always, a huge thank you for the outstanding support from parents. Destinations for 2018 include: OxfordBathWarwickExeterKings CollegeFor...

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Posted on April 19, 2018

Exciting news for Hertswood Academy!

A world-class building to deliver a new state-of-the-art academy at Hertswood. We hope you enjoy this virtual guided tour through the latest design for Hertswood Academy's new world-class academy buildings, narrated by a year 7 student.  http://www.h...

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Posted on April 16, 2018

Watford UTC - Shaken Not Stirred Event Success!

Well done to the Year 12 Business students at the Watford UTC on the success of their event Shaken Not Stirred on 20 March.  This wonderful event took place at Micklefield Hall in aid of the DEMAND Charity and The Amelia Richards Fund. 

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Posted on April 16, 2018

Watford UTC - Science vs Magic with Alom Shaha

On 13th March The Watford UTC hosted Alom Shaha and his masterclass - Science vs Magic!  It was a hugely successful evening, well attended by an audience of all ages from the local community.  Alom Shaha is a physics teacher at the Watford UTC, as we...

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Posted on January 29, 2018

New Interim Chair

David Meller has resigned from all roles within the Trust and associated schools. Trustees have elected Andrew Sheach as interim Chair, and are discussing the legal and governance implications with the Department for Education. The Trustees remain co...

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Posted on January 25, 2018

Trustees Statement: David Meller

The Trust is absolutely committed to equality of opportunity and respect for all members of society. We are appalled to hear reports of what happened at the Presidents Club dinner. We, as trustees, wish to express our sympathy to those women who have...

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Posted on August 31, 2017

The Harefield Academy: Fantastic Success of our Sixth Form students!

The overall outcomes for our students have improved significantly including a rise in the proportion of students achieving a distinction or higher in BTEC from 47% to 73%. A-level students also showed great improvements on previous outcomes with an i...

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Posted on August 31, 2017

The Harefield Academy

We are delighted to see very positive improvements in our GCSE outcomes this year despite a national trend for results dropping as the first reformed GCSEs were taken in English and Maths. The new exams have been described by the Chairman of the Inde...

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Posted on August 31, 2017

Francis Combe Academy Sixth Form Post 16 Results Day Celebrations

Francis Combe Academy Sixth Form continues to see high numbers of students accepted on to university courses, as youngsters confirm their places. 100% of students who applied to a variety of Universities for 2017 entry, secured their places. The vast...

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Posted on August 31, 2017

Francis Combe Academy GCSE success!

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Posted on August 31, 2017

Watford UTC :A Level Exam Results 2017

With a 99% pass rate and nearly 50% of these grades being A*/A equivalent, our students are well equipped for their next steps to University, Apprenticeships and Employment. It has been a real pleasure sharing in their successes today!  http://www.wa...

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Posted on August 31, 2017

Watford UTC: GCSE Result Success!

Over 95% of all our students gained a GCSE equivalent qualification in Computing Over 95% of all our students gained a GCSE equivalent qualification in our Specialisms of Travel, Hospitality or ICT – way above National Averages. Over 95% of our Addit...

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Posted on August 31, 2017

Hertswood Academy: For the 5th consecutive year

Congratulations to all our students and staff for their exceptional hard work in making this happen and as always, a huge thank you for the outstanding support from our parents. http://www.hertswoodacademy.or...

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Posted on August 31, 2017

Hertswood Academy: Best ever GCSE results!

"The BBC have reported that 'experts say the new exams are the toughest since the late 1980s' and 'the two core subjects feature tougher content and exam questions.' We couldn't be more proud to have continued our upwards trend in the face of such ch...

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Posted on July 06, 2017

Another Wonderful MET Celebration Event!

Awards were given to 10 students from each school, 70 students in total, who have shown outstanding achievement in the areas of aspiration, compassion, excellence, conduct and determination. We are very fortunate to have such hard-working and committ...

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Posted on November 13, 2015

We’re going on a Bear Hunt

It’s Children in Need and this year School Reporters have been given exclusive access to the preparations for the live show being broadcast from Elstree Studios. Alfie and Shannon, from The Elstree UTC, and Hua Ling and Matthew from Hertswood Academy...

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Posted on July 01, 2015

Meller Educational Trust Celebration Event 2015!

Awards were given to 10 students from each school, 50 students in total, who have shown outstanding achievement in the areas of aspiration, compassion, excellence, conduct and determination. We are very fortunate to have such hard-working and committ...

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Posted on June 30, 2014

​The first Meller Educational Trust Celebration Event!

The evening was sponsored  by David Meller  with  kind permission of James Clappison MP and was arranged to mark the exceptional achievements of students from the Meller Educational Trust. The venue of The Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Westminster...

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